10 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Cooking Level


  • 10 Pure Flavor® RedRoyals Cherry Tomatoes on-the-Vine, cut in half
  • 1lb flat iron steak
  • ½ cup butter
  • 3 cups fresh basil leaves
  • ½ cup fresh parmesan
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ⅓ cup pine nuts
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp ground black pepper


Step 1

Blend basil, parmesan, oil, nuts, garlic, salt, and pepper together until smooth.

Step 2

Preheat a thick bottom skillet to medium-high heat.

Step 3

Sprinkle steak liberally with salt and pepper.

Step 4

Add butter to a pan followed immediately by the steak.

Step 5

Tip the pan onto one edge and use a large serving spoon to pick up the excess butter and coat the steak. Repeat for 4 minutes.

Step 6

Flip steak over onto the other side and add cherry tomatoes to the butter. Repeat the basting for another 4 minutes.

Step 7

Let the steak rest on a plate for 4 minutes.

Step 8

Slice against the grain and top with pesto and roasted tomatoes.